§ 72.999  PENALTY.
   (A)   A person charged with a parking violation under this chapter may pay the face value of the ticket with the City Clerk within 60 days; after 60 days, the face value of the ticket automatically doubles.
   (B)   Violations of parking prohibited in certain areas; method of parking; two-hour parking; parking in excess of 96 hours; parking during a snow emergency; parking or storing trailers; police ordered tows; resident only parking areas; parking blocking school property; and parking on public medians are punishable by a penalty of $50, which shall increase to $100 after 60 days from date of ticket issuance.
   (C)   Violations of unauthorized use of handicapped parking space are punishable by a penalty of $299m which shall increase to $300 60 days from date of ticket issuance.
   (D)   Violations of the truck parking ordinance are punishable by a penalty of $100, which shall increase to $200 after 60 days from date of ticket issuance.
   (E)   A person wishing a court date must request a court date from the Law Department within the first 60 days.  If the matter proceeds to court due to a request, or due to nonpayment in 60 days, the fine may be increased by the court in an amount permitted by this section, or disposed of in accordance with the penalty provisions of § 70.99 of the municipal code.  The court in its discretion may impose the face value of the ticket at any time during the proceedings.
   (F)   Violators may be subject to police ordered tow provisions under this section, in areas clearly marked as tow- away zones, or in cases of repeat violation or public safety requirements.
(Ord. 4629, passed 8-11-1980; Am. Ord. 4653, passed 1-26-1981; Ord. 4924, passed 12-10-1984; Ord. 4960, passed 7-8-1985; Am. Ord. 7510, passed 8-10-1992; Am. Ord. 7512, passed 8-10-1992; Am. Ord. 7542, passed 11-9-1992; Am. Ord. 8352, passed 4-23-2001; Am. Ord. 8415, passed 4-22-2002; Am. Ord. 8571, passed 5-24-2004; Am. Ord. 8934, passed 6-3-2008; Am. Ord. 9055, passed 2-22-2010; Am. Ord. 9172, passed 9-24-2012)